“If it saves one life, it was all worth it.”
-Sharon Rearick, Founder of SAFE
and his Legal Assistant and Director of Marketing, Tiffany Leitz, for helping with fundraisers, creating and donating SAFE t-shirts and patches and offering legal advice when needed.
Actual construction of the sidewalks along New Falls Road is set to begin in 2017.
WE DID IT!!!
On February 18, 2016, after four years of attending meetings, collecting thousands of signatures, and hosting fundraisers, Sidewalks Are For Everyone (SAFE) and founder Sharon Rearick’s efforts have finally paid off.
It was a fight that was thought to be unwinnable. That’s what everyone said, at least, including board members of multiple townships and even community members who had watched others try and fail to accomplish the same goal. But in 2012 after 23-year-old John Rearick was struck and killed walking along New Falls Road in Levittown, a mother’s mission was realized and there was no stopping her.
SAFE would like to thank the thousands of supporters who signed the petition, came to township meetings and fundraising events to show support and helped to make this happen. SAFE would like to give a special thanks to attorney Stuart Carpey of